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KENNETH J. SALTMAN – Wall Street’s Latest Public Sector Rip-Off: Five Myths About Pay for Success

Investment banks such as Goldman Sachs, Bank of America, and J.P. Morgan, philanthropies such as the Rockefeller Foundation, politicians such as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Massachusetts former governor and now Bain Capital Managing Director Deval Patrick, and elite universities such as Harvard have been aggressively promoting Pay for Success (also known as Social Impact Bonds) as a solution to …

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Joanne Barkan – Charitable Plutocracy: Bill Gates, Washington State and the Nuisance of Democracy

Once upon a time, the super-wealthy endowed their tax-exempt charitable foundations and then turned them over to boards of trustees to run. The trustees would spend the earnings of the endowment to pursue a typically grand but wide-open mission written into the foundation’s charter — like The Rockefeller Foundation’s 1913 mission “to promote the well-being of mankind throughout the world.” …

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Is Zika Virus Or The Tdap Vaccine Causing Birth Defects In Brazil?

The Zika virus has been known to infect people in Africa, South and Central America and Asia for more than 70 years without causing any birth defects. The Brazilian government declared an emergency in December after 2,400 babieswere found to be born with shrunken heads and brain defects believed to be linked to mosquitoes carrying the Zika Virus. The number of …

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Mike Adams – Confirmed: Zika virus can be purchased over the internet; origins linked to Rockefeller Foundation

Over the last several days, the alternative media has revealed astonishing details about the true history of the Zika virus. (TIP: Search GoodGopher.com for “Zika” to get the latest news from the independent media, updated hourly.) With many outstanding articles already published, such as this one by GlobalResearch.ca, Natural News set out to investigate Zika virus origins and availability more deeply. We’ve now …

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‘Smart Cities’ are the Next Phase in the 21st Century Surveillance Grid – Steven MacMillan

The century of ‘big data’ will be the century of unprecedented surveillance. The dream of tyrants down through history has been the total monitoring, control and management of the public, with the ability to predict the behaviour of entire populations the most efficient means of achieving this objective. For millennia, this has mainly existed in the realm of fantasy, however with …

How the Great Food War Will Be Won By Jonathan Latham

By conventional wisdom it is excellent news. Researchers from Iowa have shown that organic farming methods can yield almost as highly as pesticide-intensive methods. Other researchers, from Berkeley, California, have reached a similar conclusion. Indeed, both findings met with a very enthusiastic reception. The enthusiasm is appropriate, but only if one misses a deep and fundamental point: that even to participate in such a conversation …

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The World Bank’s long war on peasants – Tanya Kerssen and Eric Holt-Giménez

 “The corporate revolution will collapse if we refuse to buy what they are selling — their ideas, their version of history, their wars, their weapons, their notion of inevitability.” – Arundhati Roy, War Talk      Founded at the historical seam between World War II and the birth of the Cold War, the World Bank’s purpose — then as now — is …